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Pair of incoming Sun Devils freshmen, including Scottsdale’s Doan, chosen in 2021 NHL Draft

July 25th, 2021

Incoming Arizona State University freshmen Josh Doan and Ty Murchison were drafted in the 2021 NHL Draft on Saturday. Doan, a Scottsdale native and Jr. Coyotes graduate, was selected by the Arizona Coyotes in the second round (37th overall), the highest draft pick in Sun Devil hockey program history. Murchison, a defenseman, was chosen in…

Phoenix native, Jr. Coyotes alum Burgess signs first pro contract, will suit up for AHL’s Moose in ’21-22

July 14th, 2021

Minnesota State forward Todd Burgess has signed with the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League. Burgess, who skated one season with the Mavericks, registered five goals and nine assists for 14 points in 25 games as Minnesota State rolled to a WCHA regular-season championship, a NCAA West Region championship and for the first time…

Former Wildcats blueliner, Mission AZ founder Goltz to have No. 21 jersey retired this December

July 13th, 2021

The University of Arizona’s alumni weekend is always a great time to reflect on the Wildcat program’s rich history. However, on December 4, 2021 against Arizona State University, it will be extra special as the Wildcats will retire the No. 21 jersey of Jeremy Goltz. Goltz will forever be anointed into the rafters alongside fellow…

Arizona State goalie Moore seeing senior season go from ACHA to NCAA to training with Matthews

February 2nd, 2021

Picture this: You’re participating in college hockey. You’re competing against your rival school. More than 4,000 fans are in attendance. The opposing crowd starts berating you with personalized chants. They even start chanting your recent ex-girlfriend’s name in an effort to deter you from your game. Now, imagine this happening six times a season. Bronson…

New Arizona State arena gets final approval, construction to start in January

November 21st, 2020

The Arizona Board of Regents approved this week a $115-million proposal from Arizona State that includes a 5,000-seat two-sheet arena on the Tempe campus. The new building will be used for the Sun Devils’ hockey, wrestling and gymnastics programs, and is part of the university’s planned Novus Innovation Corridor. “Part of the Novus Innovation Corridor,…

New Sun Devils arena gets green light from ASU, final approval could come Nov. 18

November 10th, 2020

A brand-new $115-million, 5,000-seat arena at Arizona State has been approved by the university’s Board of Regents’ Finance, Capital and Resources Committee, according to ArenaDigest.com. Final approval for the dual-sheet facility could come as soon as next week. The new arena, which would be the home rink for the Sun Devils’ hockey program, would be…

Sun Devils’ ACHA Division II team names Dusbabek new bench boss

June 17th, 2020

Joe Dusbabek has been introduced as the new head coach for Arizona State University’s ACHA Division II team. Dusbabek, 42, comes to the Sun Devils with a distinguished hockey career of more than 20 years of coaching, plus eight years of professional hockey experience and four years playing NCAA hockey. “We are very excited to…

IceJacks cancel spring team activities, look ahead to upcoming fall

May 8th, 2020

The NAU Hockey Club would like to wish all of our hockey family health and wellness during these challenging times. Unfortunately, due to the current pandemic, the club was forced to shut down our spring camp. There is no plan to reschedule as we are uncertain when that can happen with facility closures and availability…

Incoming Arizona State freshman class a strong blend of character, skill, potential

May 7th, 2020

Even as the NCAA season came to an abrupt end in March due to the spread of the cornavirus, Arizona State is already looking to the future, announcing its six-player freshman class for the upcoming 2020-21 season. Two of the six players are NHL draft picks, and the class features four forwards, one defenseman and…

Jr. Coyotes alum, Phoenix native Burgess tabbed ECAC Hockey Player of the Month

March 4th, 2020

ECAC Hockey has announced its monthly award winners and Rensselaer senior forward Todd Burgess has been named Player of the Month. A Phoenix native and Jr. Coyotes graduate, Burgess led the Engineers to a 6-3-0 February, including a 5-1 mark in ECAC Hockey play. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Netting a league-best nine goals to go…

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